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Ohio Gratings, Inc. Joins Forces with American Metalco to Create a New Joint Venture in the Florida Market

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Ohio Gratings, Inc. Joins Forces with American Metalco to Create a New Joint Venture in the Florida Market

Press release date: May 28, 2008

Canton, Ohio -- May 28, 2008 -- Ohio Gratings, Inc. is proud to announce that American Metalco, a Florida company, became an Ohio Gratings company through a joint venture to focus on the Florida architectural market. Over the last several years, Ohio Gratings, Inc. has expanded into the architectural metals market providing aluminum, carbon and stainless steel products for projects requiring sunscreens, grilles, fencing, handrail infill, building facades and louvers. American Metalco currently operates from a 30,000 sq. ft. facility in Longwood, FL. With their experience in architectural consultation, design, planning, engineering, fabrication, project management and installation services, they have worked on many different projects in the South Florida market and bring that knowledge to the Ohio Gratings team. American Metalco provides architectural systems for grilles/screens, louvers, cladding, awnings, canopies, sunshades, bahama shutters, metal fencing, walkways and signature structures. American Metalco's excellence has made them a trusted partner to many of the leading architects in the United states. Ohio Gratings, Inc. headquarters, is located at 5299 Southway St., SW, in Canton, OH and operates from 312,000 square feet. They also have a second 15,000 sq. ft. facility in Ridgeland, SC and a third 31,000 sq. ft. facility recently added in Houston, TX that offers an array of grating products and services including an inventory of light duty steel and aluminum products. These facilities provide fabrication services from banding to the most complex fabrication request. Since 1970 OGI has manufactured quality bar grating from traditional industrial flooring to architectural applications, OGI offers extensive design and custom fabrication services, engineering support, budget estimate projects and shop drawings. They operate in accordance to ANSI (American National Standards Institute) and NAAMM (National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers) standards. Some applications of OGI bar grating products include entranceways, sun screens, vent grilles, handrail panels, ceiling tiles, security screens, louvers, visual barriers, fences, trenches, pump & lift stations and water & wastewater treatment plants. To place an order or inquiry at Ohio Gratings, Inc., call 800-321-9800, or FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laura Scott - President Cassidy Advertising & Consulting LLC Phone/Fax: 330.544.9996 Carl Griffin Ohio Gratings, Inc. 5299 Southway SW, Canton, OH 44706 P: 330.305.9503 (ext. 1212)


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